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How Life in Our Cities Will Look After the Coronavirus Pandemic

06 May 2020

The pandemic will change urban life forever. Foreign Policy has asked 12 leading global experts in urban planning, policy, history, and health for their predictions.

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Measures to tackle the Covid-19 outbreak impact on energy poverty

06 May 2020

by Paolo Mastropietro (Comillas Pontifical University), Pablo Rodilla (Comillas Pontifical University), Carlos Batlle (Florence School of Regulation)

Many definitions can be found in literature for energy poverty, but all of them point at an unbalance between the economic resources needed to cover the basic energy needs of a household and the income of the family living in it. This unbalance may be due to different causes, from low household incomes to inefficient...

For Smart City Projects - a toolbox on social and public engagement

06 May 2020

SPARCS is developing a toolbox on social and public engagement reached by means of participatory initiatives for our lighthouse cities and fellow cities.

For this purpose, we have created a questionnaire through which we would like to collect data from other SCC1 projects and to analyze your experience and lessons learnt, beyond the lenses of participation contexts and mechanisms.

The goal of this questionnaire is for the lighthouse cities from...

2020: A Year without Public Space under the COVID-19 Pandemic

06 May 2020

An initiative jointly developed by City Space Architectureand The Chinese University of Hong Kong, School of Architecture

Co-funded by the RGC Fund Project: "Built Environment and Planning for Healthy Cities", School of Architecture, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

The name of the...

Sinfonia Webinar series “Smart City talks"

06 May 2020

Sinfonia's “Smart City talks” is a series of 6 webinars that will share the experiences of the Sinfonia pilot cities, exploring best practices and tools for urban energy planning, strategies for citizen engagement and the policy framework. All of it, aspiring to create a sustainable future for citizens and enterprises through the knowledge transfer from experienced actors.

The fifth webinar “How to engage users in public renovation works” will take place on ...

Out now: EIP SCC Marketplace Flyer

03 May 2020

The first EIP SCC Marketplace 2020 flyer has been produced and we are proud to present it to you!

Have a look and learn more about who we are, what we do, what we can do for you and how to get in touch with us.

Webinar on Risk Assessment Protocol – LAUNCH 2020 & EIP-SCC

29 April 2020

Webinar Title: “Facilitating project finance through standardised risk assessment”

Date and time: 7th May 2020 | 15:00 – 16:00 CEST

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This webinar will provide an ideal platform to learn more about risk assessment as a key tool to ensure the bankability of your projects...

We are looking for your smart city project concepts!

29 April 2020

The EIP-SCC Marketplace matchmaking support service is continuously looking for projects in need of finance to be matched with the requirements of members of our Investor Network.

Call for project concepts

  • Are you looking to make investments in the area of Energy, Transport & Mobility or ICT?
  • Is your city ready to redevelop certain areas?
  • Is your company working on a smart city project?

If you can answer with “yes” to...

Tartu Virtual Baltic Smart City Dialogue

29 April 2020

In the EU, municipalities are increasingly developing “smart” solutions for urban infrastructures and their integration. Frequently, the vision of a “smart city” is portrayed as key for sustainable, climate friendly municipalities. Building on a German smart city stakeholder dialogue, the project intends to foster European dialogue and learning on smart cities for climate mitigation. The focus will be on the infrastructure sectors mobility, energy and waste management and water and their...